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Analyst Viewpoints on Rating and Recommendation: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) fell -2.26% during previous trade. Guggenheim issued rating on the stock of Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) in a research note issued to investors on Mar-16-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Buy. Additionally Macquarie issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-09-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Neutral to Outperform besides that on Jan-03-17 Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) was “Downgraded” by Williams Capital Group from Buy to Hold from $16 to $16.50. Furthermore on Dec-21-16 the stock was “Downgraded” by Mizuho from Buy to Neutral at $17.

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) shares ended last trading session at the price of $12.99 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $18.15 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 03/15/17. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)’s highest estimates of price target are $25 and low forecast is $13.50 based on the opinion of 34 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 3.33. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.60 based on calls of 20 experts, where 14 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 6 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 5/8/17. The company is expected to release $-0.06EPS for current quarter according to 31 analysts whereas the company reported $-0.18 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $-0.12 and high estimate of $-0.01. For the current year Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) has set to release EPS of $-0.14 as per the sentiments of 36 analysts, however according to 33 analysts, the company expected to release $0.28 EPS for next year.

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $256.97M according to 27 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $226.75M and highest revenue estimates are $296.8M. A year ago the company’s sales were $130.28M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 97.20%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $277.1M, according to the sentiments of 27 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $1.15B revenues, as per the opinion of 34 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $1.04B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $1.3B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $1.46B by 30 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 7.83M shares versus average trading capacity of 7.83M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $3.19B along with 237.48M outstanding shares. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) shares were trading -23.95% below from the 52-week high price mark of $17.08 and +102.97% above from the 52-week price bottom of $6.40. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/12/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 03/24/16. The company’s price sits -9.39% below from its 50-day moving average of $13.98 and 10.46% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $12.91. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 4.41, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.97. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 277.78.

Analytical Report on Rating and Recommendation: Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG)

Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) fell -0.65% during previous trade. RBC Capital Mkts issued rating on the stock of Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) in a research note issued to investors on Mar-16-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Underperform to Sector Perform from $15 to $17. Additionally TD Securities issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Dec-21-16 the stock was “Upgraded” from Hold to Buy besides that on Oct-20-16 Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) was “Upgraded” by Desjardins from Hold to Buy. Furthermore on Oct-03-16 the stock was “Upgraded” by Deutsche Bank from Sell to Hold from $15 to $16.

Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) shares ended last trading session at the price of $15.34 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $18.01 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 03/14/17. Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG)’s highest estimates of price target are $28 and low forecast is $13 based on the opinion of 24 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 2.67. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.25 based on calls of 18 experts, where 6 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 3 suggest the stock a Buy, 8 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/26/17 After Market Close. The company is expected to release $0.08 EPS for current quarter according to 13 analysts whereas the company reported $0.09 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has high estimate of $0.16. For the current year Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) has set to release EPS of $0.36 as per the sentiments of 19 analysts, however according to 21 analysts, the company expected to release $0.48 EPS for next year.

Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $833.44M according to 6 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $795.41M and highest revenue estimates are $886.33M. A year ago the company’s sales were $944M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -11.70%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $825.54M, according to the sentiments of 5 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $3.37B revenues, as per the opinion of 17 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $3.03B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $4.1B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $3.63B by 18 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 9.18M shares versus average trading capacity of 8.45M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $13.90B along with 853.81M outstanding shares. Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) shares were trading -24.42% below from the 52-week high price mark of $20.30 and +28.97% above from the 52-week price bottom of $11.89. However the company observed 52 week high price on 07/06/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 12/15/16. The company’s price sits -2.09% below from its 50-day moving average of $16.01 and -3.96% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $14.97. Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 3.75, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 0.98. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 65.73.

Trader’s Buzzer: Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES)

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) share price plunged -11.28% or -1.38 points to reach at $10.85 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $10.29 – $11.30 during previous trading session. A total of 11.18M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 1.44M shares. Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) has a market capitalization of $925.15M and most recently 84.36M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) is at 30.51.

According to sentiments of 8 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $15.19. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $20 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $10.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.16 derived from a total of 5 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.24 and can go high up to $-0.1. However a year ago during same quarter Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) reported $-0.23 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.15 per share according to consensus of 5 analysts.

According to sentiments of 4 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $455.77M for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $441.3M while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $467.6M.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.86 on the shares of Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES). Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 2 recommend the stock as Outperform. 4 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is -13.78% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -14.02% along with -22.21% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) hit its 52-week high price on 03/22/16 and 52-week low price on 03/16/17.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -8.75% in the past one week and plunged -20.57% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -17.80% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance plunged -27.11% while yearly performance of the company fell -46.13%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at -10.33%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.10%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 6.30% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 7.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.56, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 4.66%, 3.89% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 0.59.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.90. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.02 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.02.

Analysts Alert on Price Target Estimates: T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW)

Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) soared 0.80% during previous trade, a total of 1.69M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.80M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.92. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.29B along with 243.42M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $71.98 and touched the lowest level of $71.27.

Most recently T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW)’s price target was revised on 3/9/17 and according to 11 analysts stock’s price will reach at $72.82 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $62 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $85, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 18% from its latest closing price of $71.75.Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW)’s price target was revised on 2/24/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $84 while the bearish estimates kept at $63 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $73.89, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 7.03.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.33. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 12 brokerage recommendations 5 rate T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 6 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 11/10/16 the stock of T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) downgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy. However previously on 7/20/16 it was downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold. A research note issued on 3/15/16 the stock was downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral.

Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) performance over the past one year plunged -3.90% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 4.77%. During the last six months the stock climbed 8.17%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -4.19% while its last one month trend is positive with 3.59%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 1.44%.

The company’s price sits 1.12% above from its 50-day moving average of $70.28 and 2.84% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $70.49. T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW)’s shares are currently trading -7.74% away from the 52-week high price of $77.77 and +15.68% far from the 52-week low price of $62.03.

According to consensus agreement of 14 analysts T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) will report earnings per share of $1.15 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/25/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.21 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.09. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.15 EPS. Current year EPS projections for T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) set at $4.85 according to the sentiments of 16 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $4.58 and highest earnings estimates are $4.99.

According to 11 analysts, T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.09B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $1.1B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.07B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $4.46B compared to low analyst estimates of $4.38B and high estimates of $4.6B according to the projection of 13 analysts.

Under Analyst’s Radar: Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) soared 0.50% during previous trade, a total of 2.57M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.24M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.51B along with 236 outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $74.72 and touched the lowest level of $73.45.

Most recently Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)’s price target was revised on 3/7/17 and according to 23 analysts stock’s price will reach at $89.43 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 12.04. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $65 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $101, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 35% from its latest closing price of $74.56.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)’s price target was revised on 2/09/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $105 while the bearish estimates kept at $63 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $92.72, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 12.73.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.20. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 20 brokerage recommendations 10 rate Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 8 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 2 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 11/15/16 the stock of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) upgraded by Johnson Rice from Hold to Accumulate. However previously on 9/27/16 it was downgraded by Atlantic Equities from Neutral to Underweight. A research note issued on 8/26/16 the stock was downgraded by MKM Partners from Buy to Neutral.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) performance over the past one year plunged -8.15% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -3.39%. During the last six months the stock slipped -7.01%. Quarterly performance of the company shows declining momentum of -13.39% while its last one month trend is positive with -4.04%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -1.38%.

The company’s price sits -3.34% below from its 50-day moving average of $77.16 and -11.27% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $79.49. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)’s shares are currently trading -25.39% away from the 52-week high price of $99.93 and +2.77% far from the 52-week low price of $72.55.

According to consensus agreement of 22 analysts Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) will report earnings per share of $0.99 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/25/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.09 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.96. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.98 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) set at $4.46 according to the sentiments of 25 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $4.28 and highest earnings estimates are $4.65.

According to 19 analysts, Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.29B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $5.35B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $5.24B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $22.1B compared to low analyst estimates of $21.49B and high estimates of $22.41B according to the projection of 22 analysts.

Analyst Outlook on Rating and Recommendation: CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)

CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) rose 0.25% during previous trade. Atlantic Equities issued rating on the stock of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) in a research note issued to investors on Mar-15-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Overweight. Additionally Wells Fargo issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Mar-14-17 the stock was “Initiated” as Outperform besides that on Feb-28-17 CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) was “Upgraded” by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy from $42 to $56. Furthermore on Jan-30-17 the stock was “Reiterated” by Barclays as Overweight from $41 to $50.

CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) shares ended last trading session at the price of $47.95 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $52.36 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 03/15/17. CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)’s highest estimates of price target are $65 and low forecast is $35 based on the opinion of 25 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 9.32. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.75 based on calls of 20 experts, where 12 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 7 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/11/17. The company is expected to release $0.42 EPS for current quarter according to 28 analysts whereas the company reported $0.37 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.35 and high estimate of $0.47. For the current year CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) has set to release EPS of $2.02 as per the sentiments of 30 analysts, however according to 31 analysts, the company expected to release $2.34 EPS for next year.

CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.75B according to 21 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $2.48B and highest revenue estimates are $2.82B. A year ago the company’s sales were $2.62B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 5.10%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $2.85B, according to the sentiments of 21 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $11.44B revenues, as per the opinion of 27 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $11.03B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $11.68B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $11.94B by 27 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 8.53M shares versus average trading capacity of 10.61M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $44.19B along with 926.45M outstanding shares. CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) shares were trading -4.69% below from the 52-week high price mark of $50.31 and +102.04% above from the 52-week price bottom of $23.73. However the company observed 52 week high price on 03/07/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 04/11/16. The company’s price sits 6.57% above from its 50-day moving average of $25 and 42.78% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $26. CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 4.04, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 3.83. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 43.81.

Earnings Alert: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)

Shares of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) jumped 1.26% to reach at $48.12 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 2,177,141 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 1.36M share.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on March 16, 2017 announced operating results for the fourth fiscal quarter (“Q4 16”) and fiscal year 2016 (“FY 16”) ended January 29, 2017 versus the fourth fiscal quarter (“Q4 15”) and fiscal year 2015 (“FY 15”) ended January 31, 2016.

4th Quarter 2016 Results:

  • Q4 16 net revenues decreased 0.3% to $1.582 billion versus $1.586 billion in Q4 15 with comparable brand revenue decreasing 0.9%.
  • Q4 16 operating margin was 13.6% versus 14.0% in Q4 15.
  • Q4 16 diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) was $1.63 versus $1.55 in Q4 15. Excluding the net benefit of approximately $0.08 per diluted share from a one-time favorable tax adjustment, non-GAAP EPS was $1.55 in Q4 16.

Fiscal Year 2016 Results:

  • FY 16 net revenues grew 2.2% to $5.084 billion versus $4.976 billion in FY 15 with comparable brand revenue growth of 0.7%.
  • FY 16 operating margin was 9.3% versus 9.8% in FY 15. Excluding severance-related reorganization charges, non-GAAP operating margin was 9.6% in FY 16. See Exhibit 1 for a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP operating margin.
  • FY 16 diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) was $3.41 versus $3.37 in FY 15. Excluding severance-related reorganization charges of approximately $0.10 per diluted share and the net benefit of approximately $0.08 per diluted share from a one-time favorable tax adjustment, non-GAAP EPS was $3.43 in FY 16.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) holds the market capitalization of $4.28B along with 87.32M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $47.45 while the maximum trading price moved at $48.30. Currently the stock price is moving -17.50% off from the highest level of twelve months and +9.66% above from twelve months low. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) marked 52-week highest price level of $60.59 on 04/27/16 and 52-week lowest price level of $45.59 on 10/26/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $52.21 based on calls of 19 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $40.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $65.00.

As of current trade, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has shown weekly downbeat performance of -1.53%. Its six months performance indicated a bearish movement while its yearly performance reflected a negative trend of -14.94%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat downbeat trend of 0.21%. Shares of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) currently have an ABR of 2.65, derived from a total of 20 opinions. The company’s price sits 3.29% above from its 50-day moving average of $48.22 and -0.77% below from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $50.08. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 56.09 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.20. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 2.25%, 2.58% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.95.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) currently has a PEG ratio of 2.28 where as its P/E ratio is 14.37. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.82 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 3.67, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 55.38. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 16.91. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.30 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.30. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.11 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.00. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has a Return on Assets of 12.70%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 25.80% and Return on Investment of 25.90%.

Earnings Recap: Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO)

Shares of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO) jumped 19.69% to reach at $7.60 during previous trading session. The company has experienced volume of 2,469,839 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 492.24K share.

Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO) Latin America’s largest restaurant chain and the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee, on March 15, 2017 reported unaudited results for the fourth quarter and audited results for the full year ended December 31, 2016.

Fourth Quarter 2016 Key Results:

  • As reported consolidated revenues increased 5.5% to $807.2 million versus the fourth quarter of 2015. On a constant currency basis, consolidated revenues grew 14.2%, or 8.8% excluding Venezuela.
  • Systemwide comparable sales rose 16.4% year-over-year, or 9.2% excluding Venezuela.
  • Adjusted EBITDA decreased 10.4% to $86.3 million compared with the prior-year quarter, which included a non-recurring tax recovery.
  • Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA margin contracted 190 basis points. Excluding the aforementioned non-recurring item from last year’s result, Adjusted EBITDA margin increased 240 basis points versus the prior year quarter.
  • As reported General and Administrative expenses (G&A) decreased by $11.9 million, or 15.9% year-over-year, generating leverage of 200 basis points as a percentage of revenues.
  • As reported net income expanded to $21.2 million, from $5.6 million in the year-ago period.

Full Year 2016 Key Results:

  • As reported consolidated revenues decreased 4.1% to $2.93 billion in 2016. On a constant currency basis, consolidated revenues grew 13.9%, or 10.3% excluding Venezuela.
  • Systemwide comparable sales rose 14.4% year-over-year, or 9.6% excluding Venezuela.
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased 3.6% to $238.4 million year-over-year. Excluding the non-recurring tax recovery from last year’s result, Adjusted EBITDA increased 20.7%.
  • Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA margin expanded 60 basis points in 2016, or 160 basis points excluding the non-recurring item.
  • As reported G&A decreased by $49.6 million in 2016, or 18.3% year-over-year, generating leverage of 130 basis points as a percentage of revenues.
  • As reported net income was $78.8 million, up from a net loss of $51.6 million in 2015.

Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO) holds the market capitalization of $1.92B along with 130.71M outstanding shares. During the last trade, stock’s minimum price has been reached out at $6.45 while the maximum trading price moved at $7.80. Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO) marked 52-week highest price level of $6.60 on 03/15/17 and 52-week lowest price level of $2.68 on 03/18/16. For the stock, price target value has been calculated at $6.87 based on calls of 3 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $6.10 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $7.50.

As of current trade, Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO) has shown weekly upbeat performance of 21.60%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 177.37%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 40.74%. Shares of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO) currently have an ABR of 4.00, derived from a total of 1 opinions. The company’s price sits 26.55% above from its 50-day moving average of $6.21 and 36.19% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $5.79. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 83.79 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.27. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 6.63%, 3.58% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 2.33.

Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO) currently has a PEG ratio of 1.54 where as its P/E ratio is 25.00. The company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.54 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 4.75. Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 33.40. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.80. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.73 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.72. Arcos Dorados Holding Inc (NYSE:ARCO) has a Return on Assets of 4.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 20.10% and Return on Investment of 7.50%.

Stock to Keep Your Eyes on: Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH)

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) share price plunged -1.65% or -0.13 points to reach at $7.77 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $7.51 – $8.33 during previous trading session. A total of 11.86M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 10.34M shares. Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) has a market capitalization of $422.08M and most recently 53.43M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) is at 65.20.

According to sentiments of 5 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $10.30. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $12 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $8.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.14 derived from a total of 4 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $-0.16 and can go high up to $-0.11. However a year ago during same quarter Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) reported $-0.13 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $-0.15 per share according to consensus of 4 analysts.

According to sentiments of 5 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $70K for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $30K while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $140K.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.00 on the shares of Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH). Out of rating recommendations 2 have given the stock a Buy while 0 recommend the stock as Outperform. 0 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 50.17% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 108.13% along with 148.37% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) shares were trading -26.28% below from the 52-week high mark of $10.54 and +347.07% above from the 52-week bottom of $1.74. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/13/17 and 52-week low price on 08/15/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 8.52% in the past one week and soared 114.64% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 184.62% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance advanced 271.77% while yearly performance of the company advanced 152.27%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 270%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.86, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 14.30%, 12.05% respectively.

Analytical Report on Earnings Estimates: Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK)

Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) plunged -4.61% or -0.036 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $0.83, a total of 1,726,200 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 506.56K shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.16M and it has 23.19M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 1 analysts Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) will report earnings per share of $-0.35 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 3/16/17 Before Market Open. The stock lost almost -70.6% in price since last earning report, when its share price was $2.45. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $-0.35 and low forecast is $-0.35. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-1.62 earnings per share.

Earnings reaction history indicates that share price went down 16 times out of last 27 quarters. In Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK)’s last 12 earnings reports, it has beaten EPS estimates 33% of the time. However it has meet the estimates 1 time and missed 7 times.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 9/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $-0.19 while Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) reported $-0.42 EPS on 11/10/2016 Before Market Open with a difference of -0.23 marking a surprise factor of 121.05%. The stock’s next day closing price was $1.87 with the loss of -23.67% in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was -24.08%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK)’s expected mean EPS was $-0.14, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $3.42 on 8/10/2016 Before Market Open, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 3.56 with surprise factor of 2,542.86%. The stock’s closing price was $2.85 with the gain of 10.89% in its share price on the day following the earning announcement. However price change of the stock was 39.69% on seventh day of the earnings report.

Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK)’s mean EPS estimate was $-0.3 for the quarter ended on 3/2016, while it reported EPS of $-0.54 on 5/11/2016 Before Market Open, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate by -0.24 with surprise factor of -80.00%. On next day when data was publically announced, the stock’s closing price was $2.78 with -5.44% decline in its share price. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -19.05%.

Back on 3/16/2016 the company’s estimated EPS value was $-0.08 and it reported $-0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 12/2015. The company posted a negative surprise factor of -500.00% by -0.40.

While revenue estimates for the current year is $142.56M, Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) setting the highest revenues estimates of $142.56M and indicating lowest revenues at $142.56M according to agreement of 1 number of analysts. Current quarter revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of $32.23M covering forecast of 1 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of $32.23M and $32.23M at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 78.40% whereas for next quarter it has 18.20% estimations over growth. For the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 5.00%.

Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) reached at $0.740 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is -40.88%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -61.33% while it has a distance of -69.87% from the 200 days simple moving average. One year trading price range hit the peak level of $4.15 and touched the lowest level of $0.69. The company’s distance from 52-week high price is -82.17% and current price is above +7.25% from 52-week low price.